After the turn of the century, Victor introduced the family of six talking machines numbered I through VI. They were the foundation of the company's growth. All six featured the new "tapering hollow arm." This machine, called "Victor the First," has an 8-inch turntable, single-spring motor, and a choice of exhibition or concert sound box (reproducer) Original cost: $25.00.
Charles H. Templeton Sr. Music Museum
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Victor Talking Machine Company, "Victor I" (1904). Instrument Collection. 83.
instrument, player, phonograph